Cardington claims share of boys’ basketball title with Saturday win


The Cardington boys’ basketball team is pictured after defeating Highland Saturday to win a share of the MOAC Blue Division title.


Courtesy Photo | Eric Kill

After scoring his 1000th point on Thursday at Elgin, Cardington’s Devin Pearl was honored at his team’s home contest with Highland on Saturday.


Courtesy Photo | Donna Kill

By Rob Hamilton

MCSSports@civitasmedia.com

The Cardington boys’ basketball team finished with a share of the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference title thanks to a come-from-behind 55-48 win over Highland Saturday.

The Pirates led 18-13 after the first quarter, but were outscored 16-4 in the second to trail 29-22 at the half. However, they would close within a 37-35 margin by the end of the third quarter. They put 20 points on the board in the fourth as they moved in front of the Scots and claimed a seven-point win.

Devin Pearl, Garrett Wagner and Cody Long all hit three three-pointers in the game, with Pearl finishing with 17 points, Wagner adding 15 and Long contributing 11. Highland got three three-pointers and 19 points from Mack Anglin. Kaleb Phillips scored 12 and Quin Winkelfoos added 10.

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The Cardington boys’ basketball team is pictured after defeating Highland Saturday to win a share of the MOAC Blue Division title.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2017/02/web1_DSC_0370.jpgThe Cardington boys’ basketball team is pictured after defeating Highland Saturday to win a share of the MOAC Blue Division title. Courtesy Photo | Eric Kill

After scoring his 1000th point on Thursday at Elgin, Cardington’s Devin Pearl was honored at his team’s home contest with Highland on Saturday.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2017/02/web1_DSC_9627.jpgAfter scoring his 1000th point on Thursday at Elgin, Cardington’s Devin Pearl was honored at his team’s home contest with Highland on Saturday. Courtesy Photo | Donna Kill